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Case Studies

Various case studies on Residential Projects, and Products in the Residential Remodeling and Building industry.


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Pushing Performance

Energy Auditor and sustainability Expert Drew Smith provides insight into the purpose, process, and price of home performance testing and consulting




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Case Study: Opening Up a Former Apartment Building

The architects of a San Francisco home solve the problem of a missing backyard

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Case Study: Zero-Sum Gain

Mixing energy efficient, net zero construction with custom-build home touches 

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Toronto Home Takes Flight with Dramatic Dragon Scaled Roof

It took three years for builder and developer Farhad Kaziman to execute the dramatically swooped dragon scaled roof on his custom home in Toronto.…

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Windows and Wood Tie Modern Midwest Home to the Outdoors

An architecture firm designed a modern Indianapolis home with an abundance of glass and greenery to reflect the occupants’ biophilic interest.…

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Case Study: The Studio 804 Learning Experience

The latest project from Studio 804, a design/build course for architecture students at the University of Kansas, brings together aesthetic and environmental ideals

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Custom Remodel: Welcome Changes for Tudor Home

This century-old Tudor remodel transformed a house with dark spaces and little connection to the outdoors into a space with light and attributes that suited the family's lifestyle and tastes

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Custom Remodel: Bringing It Back, Brick by Brick

A century-old red-brick home seemed like a straightforward renovation, but ... 

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Custom Remodel: A Childhood Log Cabin Grows Up

Renovating an entire house isn’t always the most economical option, but it offers a host of  other benefits
 

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Rural Retreat: A Minimalist Getaway in Nova Scotia Relies On the Strength and Beauty of Wood

Wood is always the standard for residential construction in the Maritimes

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Urban Jungle: Infill in San Francisco

Fitting a new construction into a 25-foot wide lot

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